Re: [git pull] VFS - the first pile

From: Christoph Hellwig
Date: Wed Mar 16 2011 - 09:18:13 EST

On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 01:15:02PM +0000, Al Viro wrote:
> Yes. See patch upthread (or in for-linus). There are two parts in that
> test; *both* would actually trigger the b0rkage in the last commit of
> what got merged - the only reason why the first one (long chain) did not
> was that the limit got fixed and -ELOOP was no longer triggered. Symlink
> to itself did, of course, trigger it - complete with oops.

Yes. I have a patch to increase the limit tested in 005 and it now
passes fine.

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